Morgan Richards
Position: Distance
Year: Junior
Hometown: Hermitage, Pa.
High School: Hickory
Experience: High School
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At Charlotte -

2014 - Indoor: Competed in seven meets...Finished first in the 3000m at the Bob Pollack Invitational with a time of 10:24.89...Member of the third place finishing DMR team at Conference USA Indoor Championships.  Outdoor: Competed in eight meets...Posted personal bests in all five events she competed in this season...Posted a personal best 800m time at the 49er Classic with a time of 2:16.62 and a ninth place finish...Personal best time in the 1500m at the Aggie Last Chance meet with a first place finish with a time of 4:35.91...Finished first in the 3000m at the Bill Carson Invitational with a personal best time of 9:55.76...Finished first at the Charlotte Invitational in the 5000m with a personal best time in the event of 17:16.89...Personal best time in the 3000m Steeplechase at the Penn Relays with a second place finish and a time of 10:47.08...Finished in sixth overall and ninth overall in the 3000m Steeplechase and 5000m respectively at the Conference USA Outdoor Championships.

2013 - Cross Country: Competed in five meets...Was the Niners #3 runner on the season...Posted top finish for the Niners at the Paul Short Run...Best finish came at the Charlotte Invitational finishing eighth overall with a season best 6K time of 21:43.5...Finished 27th overall at the Conference USA Cross Country Championships.  Outdoor: Was second in the 2000m steeplechase (7:08.91) at the Duke Invitational … Finished fourth in the 3000m (10:06.67) at the same meet … Was sixth in the 800m (2:21.25) at the HPU VertKlasse Meet … Best 1500m time was 4:35.00 at the Larry Ellis Invitational …  Was ninth in the 3000m steeplehchase (11:02.22) at the Atlantic 10 Championships. Indoor: Finished fourth in the mile (5:01.30) at the Atlantic 10 Championships … Was eighth in the 800m run with a time of 2:18.67 at the UAB Blazer Invitational … Finished eighth in the 3000m run and ran the team’s fastest time of the season (10:08.26) at the Hokie Invitational. 

2012 - Cross Country: Competed in all seven meets during a stellar freshman campaign ... Led Charlotte in three meets ... Was Charlotte's top performer at the Atlantic 10 Championship (18:40.4) where she was 28th overall ... Fastest 6K time was at the NCAA Southeast Regional with a mark of 22:57.74. 

Prep: Two-time district champion in cross country ... Three-time district champion in track and field ( 1600m, 3200m) ... 11 PIAA state medals ... record holder in seven events.

Personal: Daughter of Terry and Carie Richards ... Nursing major ... Born March 21, 1994.

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